List of HSU Databases
Nursing, Medicine, & Health
(listed in order of relevance)

Specialized Databases Related General Databases Electronic Journals Electronic Books Web Sites
Title Brief description
Specialized Databases Top
CINAHL Plus with Full Text (EBSCO) Full Text. The Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature covers nursing, biomedicine, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer, and allied health. Includes journals, books, nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, standards of practice, evidence-based care sheets, educational software, and audiovisuals.
Nursing and Allied Health Source (Proquest) Full Text.  Covers nursing, allied health, alternative and complementary medicine. Includes scholarly journal articles, dissertations, e-book content, evidence-based research, systemic reviews of healthcare treatments, multicultural resources, and training videos.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition (EBSCO) Full Text. Provides abstracts and full text for scholarly and peer-reviewed medical, nursing, and allied health journals covering many medical disciplines. Includes the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Consumer Medication Information (AHFS) database of prescription medicine information. Remote access with University Network account.
Health Reference Center Academic (TexShare) Full Text. A multi-source database providing text and images of respected nursing, allied health and medical journals, consumer health magazines, newsletters, pamphlets, newspaper articles, topical overviews, and medical reference books.
Cochrane Library (Direct) Full Text. A collection of databases presenting research on the effectiveness of healthcare treatments and interventions. Presents independent evidence-based reviews of treatment studies, methods, clinical trials, technology assessments and economic evaluations to inform decisions on health care.
MEDLINE via EBSCO (EBSCO) A user-friendly interface to the National Library of Medicine's database providing citations and abstracts to authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.
MEDLINE via FirstSearch (FirstSearch) The National Library of Medicine's database providing citations and abstracts to authoritative information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more
MedicLatina (EBSCO) Full Text. A Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals published by renowned Latin American medical publishers. Offers full text for nearly 100 peer-reviewed medical journals in native Spanish.
Salud en Español (Consumer Health Complete) (EBSCO) Full Text. With an easy-to-use interface in Spanish, this valuable collection of Spanish-language health and wellness information provides overviews of diseases, conditions, procedures, and treatments. Includes evidence-based reports and fact sheets.
Health Source: Consumer Edition (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers information on many health topics including the medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health.
AltHealthWatch (EBSCO) Full Text. Focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Includes pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research, book excerpts, and articles from nearly 180 international journals, many peer-reviewed.
Natural and Alternative Treatment (EBSCO) Full Text. Contains detailed information on health conditions and illnesses, natural remedies, herbs, vitamins and supplements, drug interactions, alternative therapies, and functional foods.
Science in Context (TexShare) Science in Context is an engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. By integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, Science In Context draws students into the subject matter, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity
SciTech Collection Premium (TexShare) The SciTech Premium Collection includes the Natural Science Collection and the Technology Collection and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more. For those researchers who need to conduct comprehensive literature reviews, this database includes specialized, editorial-controlled A&I resources for discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature critical to the discipline.
Related General Databases Top
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) Full Text. Scholarly, multi-disciplinary database covering many areas of academic study including archaeology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, multicultural studies, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and other fields.
MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO) Full Text. Contains periodicals covering general reference, business, education, health, general science, multi-cultural issues and more. Coverage dates back to 1975 and includes reference works, primary source documents, photos, maps, and images.
Article First (FirstSearch) Provides an index of journal articles taken from the table of contents of publications in business, humanities, medicine, popular culture, social sciences, science, and technology.
Biology Video Collection (Direct) From the fundamentals of cell division to the complexities of epigenetics, the vast field of biology is covered by this extensive collection of documentaries, educational videos, presentations, and interviews. Cells, genetics, and evolution. Human anatomy and physiology. Ecological diversity and change. All are brought to life for students in ways that only video can accomplish.
Electronic Journals Top
HighWire Press (Web) Full Text. Stanford University provides the largest repository in the world of free life science articles from high-impact, peer-reviewed journals published by scholarly science societies, university presses, and noted science publishers.
HSU Electronic Journals (Direct) Full Text. A search interface allowing the user to find full-text journal subscriptions available to the HSU community from any subscribed database. Search by journal title or by subject area.
Directory of Open Access Journals (Web) Full text. DOAJ is a comprehensive directory of scientific and scholarly journals, many of which provide free access to full text articles. Covers research in the arts, sciences, literature, law, politics, economics, philosophy, and religion among other topics.
Electronic Books Top
E-books on EBSCOhost (EBSCO) Full Text. Offers electronic versions of reference, professional and scholarly books (e-books) in a wide variety of subjects. Read the digitized texts page by page or search for specific content
Nursing Books@Ovid (ProQuest) Full Text. A Lippencott/Springhouse collection of nursing books available electronically that include authoritative content on nursing interventions, procedures, and techniques. Contains manuals of care plans, lab and diagnostic tests, nursing practice, complementary therapies, and current drug guides.
Web Sites Top
PubMed (Web) Provides text based searching for citations to biomedical literature, including citations from MEDLINE. Some links to full text in free online journals or publisher websites.
PubMed Central (Web) A free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine.
MedlinePlus (Web) From the National Library of Medicine, this site offers authoritative and up-to-date information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in everyday language. Includes a medical encyclopedia, a medical dictionary, tutorials, drug information, latest research, and links to clinical trials.
National Institutes of Health (Web) The primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research offers links to 27 Institutes and Centers such as the National Cancer Institute, National Institute on Aging, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Nursing Research, and the National Library of Medicine.
Center for Disease Control (Web) The nation’s premier public health agency, dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability, the promotion of health, and preparedness for new health threats.
Google Scholar (Web) Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations.
updated 20161018